“Empty buildings have been a ‘problem’ that cities have had to deal with increasingly in the last couple of years. Nevertheless abandoned buildings and even ruins can be very beautiful to explore. It often takes some time to find them though. For people who want to skip the hunt for these places and get to the exploring straight-away, there is THE FORM’s iPhone app Abandoned””.
Through My Eye, Not Hipstamatic’s -“Damon Winter of The New York Times has won third place for feature picture story from Pictures of the Year International (albeit anonymously, for the time being) with photographs taken on an iPhone using the Hipstamatic app. Critics have pounced. The debate over the propriety of using apps, already hot, is intensifying.”
iPhone Photojournalism Causes Aesthetic Controversy - “That New York Times staff photographer Damon Winter won third place in Pictures of the Year International’s Feature Picture Story competition for his photo essay A Grunt’s Life isn’t surprising. The series of images shows an eloquent portrayal of daily life in a war zone for US troops in and out of action. But where the images came from is pretty unorthodox for mainstream photojournalism: Winter shot the photos on his iPhone, using the Hipstamatic application as a faux-polaroid filter.”
Caravaggiomania for iPhone and iPad - Celebrate the 400th Anniversary of Caravaggio’s death with this app called CaravaggioMania, the application dedicated to one of the most admired Italian artists, with in-depth analysis of artworks, informational texts, zoom options, video panoramas of the extraordinary Sala del Sileno, located in the Borghese Gallery in Rom and itineraries equippied with a GPS options and more.
London StreetMuseum iPhone App -The Museum of London has launched an iPhone app which cleverly brings its extensive art and photographic collections to the streets of the capital…The free app, called StreetMuseum, has been developed with creative agency Brothers and Sisters and makes use of geo tagging and Google Maps to guide users to various sites in London where, via the iPhone screen, various historical images of the city appear - just like in the image above.